Spain

Gonzalo Martín, general secretary of Protermosolar «I am fully confident that Spain can once again become the world Concentrated Solar Power benchmark»

The new general secretary of Protermosolar is convinced that Concentrated Solar Power is the cornerstone to achieve the complete decarbonisation of the Spanish electricity system, by guaranteeing massive energy storage and providing firm and planned support for penetration with renewable intermittent sources like photovoltaic and wind energy. He also believes [...]

Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

Wind energy power represented 17.3%, concentrated solar power 3.9% and photovoltaic 9.2%. Spain’s electricity demand fell 8.5% in June. 43.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 63.5% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands [...]

Protermosolar celebrates the publication for public consultation of the new Economic Regime for Renewable Energies in Spain

The Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar) celebrates the publication for public consultation by the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge of the new Economic Regime for Renewable Energies that, according to Protermosolar, simplifies the previous specific remuneration regime. For Protermosolar, [...]

Cubico refinances 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

Cubico Sustainable Investments said today it has achieved financial close on the refinancing of a 50-MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Spain. The renewables investor, which is backed by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PSP Investments, said that this is its second green loan after earlier refinancing a [...]

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

Wind energy represented 21.9% of the electricity demand in Spain in May, concentrated solar power 3.3% and photovoltaic energy 9, 3%. 52.5% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 70.8% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the [...]

Protermosolar appreciates the processing of the Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition

The new law will allow decisive progress towards the decarbonisation of the economy, facilitating an optimal combination of all renewable technologies, such as concentrated solar power, wind energy and PV. The Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar) expresses its satisfaction with the beginning of the [...]

Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 17.3% in April

Wind energy contributed 21.3% in April, concentrated solar power 1.2% and photovoltaic 6.8%. 47.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 72.6% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 into the atmosphere. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 27.6% and in [...]

Protermosolar: The Concentrated Solar Power continues its activity during the coranavirus pandemic in Spain

The extraordinary protection measures and the change in the organization of work have allowed the activity of Concentrating Solar Power to continue normally during the entire state of alarm. The fifty solar thermal plants in Spain continue, from the start of the state of alarm, producing renewable energy thanks to [...]

The meteorology of March caused a decrease in the contribution of Concentrated Solar Power in Spain

Spanish power demand in March fell by 4.6% on a year ago to 20.9 TWh, as tightening coronavirus restrictions wiped out much of the country's industrial demand, grid operator Red Electrica said in a statement. The contribution of solar thermal power plants to this lower demand has been diminished [...]

Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

Abengoa's first full-scope third-party Concentrating Solar Power maintenance contract in Spain comes as new investors, ageing assets and potential new build place greater focus on operational efficiency, experts told New Energy Update. In January, pulp and biomass specialist Ence Energia y Celulosa awarded Abengoa a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) [...]

A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

On Tuesday, February 25, a delegation from the NREA (The Egyptian National Renewable Energy Agency) visited the inPOWER concentrating solar power plant that CSIN (the Indertec company that markets the Thermosolar energy modules) is building in Magtel (Seville). This visit is part of a project led by CENER, National Center [...]

Concentrated Solar Power investors return to Spain as market outlook brightens

New tariff legislation, proven plant performance and a growing need for storage is increasing investor confidence in Spanish Concentrated Solar Power ownership, investors told New Energy Update. Earlier this month, UK-based investment fund Cubico Sustainable Investments acquired the 50 MW Arenales Solar Plant in Seville, southern Spain, from the PanEuropean [...]

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TerraForm closes 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power buy in Spain

US renewable power producer TerraForm Power has acquired two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants totalling roughly 100 MW in Spain from NextEra Energy Spain Holdings BV, a Netherlands-based unit of NextEra Energy Inc. A wholly-owned unit of TerraForm Power paid a total equity purchase price of EUR 94.1 million (USD [...]